Out2Play: The First Five Years - overview of the Out2Play program in action

P.S. 55X: Playground Video – from the Grand Opening of the P.S. 55 Playground in the Bronx in September, 2007.  Features former Bronx Borough President, Adolfo Carrion, Jr., Principal Luis Torres, Out2Play staff and P.S. 55 students.


A New Schoolyard Decorated in Pinstripes
The New York Times, November 28, 2011

Mission Accomplished, Nonprofits Close
The New York Times
, April 2, 2011

Out2Play Helps Fill Playground Void
Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2010

Women Who Help the World: Real American Heroes
Shape, November, 2010

The NY Report 2010 Small Business Award Winners: Nonprofit
New York Enterprise Report, November, 2010

CC Helping Rebuild City Playgrounds, August 4, 2010

New Playgrounds for 11 Schools
Queens Chronicle, May 6, 2010

New Yorker of the Week – Andrea Wenner
NY 1, April 23, 2010

New Playgrounds Coming to 14 B’klyn Schools, Courtesy of Out2Play
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 23, 2010

Andrea Wenner – 40 Under 40 Award
Crain’s New York Business, March 29, 2010

70 Schools to Get New Playgrounds
Crain’s New York Business, January 8, 2010

Pay to Play
The New York Observer, January 5, 2010

Profiles in Caring
NY Family, November 2009

Out2Play Celebrates New Schoolyard at P.S. 112
New York Post, October 9, 2009

Out2Play Helps Build Playgrounds for NYC Schools
Queens Chamber of Commerce, September 2009

Ridgewood Students Get New Playground
Queens Courier, September 30, 2009

Child’s Play
Riverdale Press, September 23, 2009

Cash Where It’s Needed: Schools, parks groups getting $21M in crucial funding
NY Daily News, August 17, 2009

Kids Helped Pros Plan New PS 81 Play Yard
Riverdale Press, June 18, 2009

Custom-Designed Playground for P.S. 71
Bronx Times, June 4, 2009

4 Queens Schools to Get New Playgrounds
Queens Gazette, April 15, 2009

Children Have Big Say in 4 Playgrounds to be Built
Staten Island Advance, April 10, 2009

Out2Play to Deliver 40 New Playgrounds Across the Five Boroughs, April 3, 2009

Vacca Secures Playground for P.S. 71
Bronx Times Reporter, December 11, 2008

Out2Play Constructs New Playground for PS 96
Bronx Times, October 30, 2008

Down by the Schoolyard
Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 23, 2008

Nonprofit Group Gives Jungle Gyms to Four Queens Schools
NY Daily News, August 20, 2008

Playgrounds Planned for 11 Schools
Bronx Times, July 10, 2008

Pint-Sized Playground
Gotham Schools, July 8, 2008

Eleven Schools in Bronx Will Have New Playspaces in September
Daily News, July 7, 2008

Nonprofit Will Build 26 New School Playgrounds This Year
Real Estate Weekly, July 2, 2008

Four Schools Get New Playgrounds
Queens Courier, June 26, 2008

Report Finds City Schools Suffer Playground Deficit
The New York Sun, June 23, 2008

$1 Million Allocated for 4 Island Schools
Staten Island Advance, June 12, 2008

Working for Play
Columbia Magazine, Spring 2008

Bank, Developer form $1M Alliance for Local Youth Programs
NY Daily News, November 16, 2007

A Real Estate Dealmaker Who Deals in Playgrounds
The New York Sun, August 26, 2007

Nonprofit Group Builds New School Playground
NY Daily News, October 5, 2006

Recent MBA Grad Launched Playground Venture
Columbia Business School Alumni Newsletter, July 20, 2005


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